Vol. 1, 1857-1864: This volume was donated by Isaac Goodnow’s neice, Harriet A. Parkerson. It includes names and donation information related to Goodnow’s fundraising efforts for Bluemont Central College, as well as various financial information about the College. He was part of the New England Emigrant Aid Society and often traveled to Massachusetts and elsewhere in the northeast United States to encourage donations. Donors of note include Jared Sparks, president of Harvard University from 1849-1853, and author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.